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Sudan to hand over Bashir to ICC for war crimes

“Sudan has agreed to hand over ousted leader Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over charges against humanity, war…

Climate change refugees and what to do about them

“The world needs to prepare for “millions” more climate change refugees and cited a UN ruling this month that such…

Sudan ‘impunity’ for Darfur crimes must end

“Human rights groups have called on Sudan’s transitional government to end the “reign of impunity” for war crimes committed in…

Refugees: coming and going

123 refugees from Libya arrived in Rwanda, meanwhile Tanzania’s President Magufuli  urged refugees to go home. The African Press noted…

Cameroon denies human rights violations

“A new report from Human Rights Watch says Cameroon’s military has killed scores of people and burned down hundreds of…

Nigeria struggles to rescue 20,000 girls from Mali sex trade

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If Senegal’s Presidential Candidates Care, They’ll Protect Talibés

“Candidates for Senegal’s upcoming presidential election should keep in mind that talibé children are suffering and dying – both in…

EQUATORIAL GUINEA: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND ACTIVISTS PAY A HIGH PRICE FOR SPEAKING OUT

LONDON, England, 20 February 2019-/African Media Agency/-This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Equatorial Guinea in…

US cuts aid to Cameroon over human rights violations

“The United States has cut defence assistance to Cameroon — including plans to supply armoured vehicles — due to concerns…

MOZAMBIQUE: WOMAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER FACING THREATS ONLINE: FÁTIMA MIMBIRE

HARARE, Mozambique,30 January 2019 -/African Media Agency/-Woman human rights defender Fátima Mimbire has been receiving intimidating messages on social media…

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